Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals Names Employee of the Year

July 10, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – July 10, 2008 – Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals recently named Corey Floyd of Lexington as its Employee of the Year.  A Providence Hospitals employee for five years, Floyd currently serves as a data analyst for the Organizational Development department and as basic life support course director for Providence Heart Institute.

Floyd graduated from West Florence High School.  He attended Florence Darlington Technical College and has completed several courses through the University of Phoenix working toward a bachelor’s degree in information technology. 

Floyd was elated with the news of his award, saying, “I strongly believe in the mission, vision, and values of Providence. It’s wonderful being part of such a supportive department and organization.”

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity Health System, Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals is known statewide for its compassionate care.   This non-profit organization is licensed for 304 beds and is comprised of four entities: Providence Hospital, Providence Heart Institute, Providence Hospital Northeast and Providence Orthopaedic & Neuro Spine Institute. A faith-based health care facility in the Midlands area of South Carolina, Providence employs more than 1,900 caring individuals.

Providence Hospital, located in downtown Columbia, was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1938. The facility is best known for the expertise in cardiac care it provides through Providence Heart Institute, which is recognized statewide as a referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Providence Hospital Northeast was established in 1999 and offers a range of medical services in surgery, emergency care, women’s and children’s services and rehabilitation.  Providence Northeast is home to Providence Orthopaedic & Neuro Spine Institute, which provides medical and surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of the bones, joints and spine.